Olympic Wednesday: Two Estonians compete in Nordic combined

Estonian Olympian Kristjan Ilves competing in the Nordic combined on Wednesday. Feb. 14, 2018.
Estonian Olympian Kristjan Ilves competing in the Nordic combined on Wednesday. Feb. 14, 2018. Source: (Reuters/Scanpix)

Although neither medaled in the event, two Estonians competed in the men's Nordic combined on Wednesday.

Nordic combined: Men's Individual Gundersen NH/10km

German Eric Frenzel, 29, took the gold with a jump of 106.5 meters (121.7 points) and a time of 24:51.4, while Japan's Akito Watabe, 29, earned the silver with a jump of 105.5 meters (123.7 points) and a time of +4.8 and Austrian Lukas Klapfer, 32, the bronze with a jump of 112 meters (130.6 points) and a time of +18.1.

Estonia's Kristjan Ilves, 21, came in 16th overall with a 104-meter jump, which had earned him ninth place and 112.8 points in the ski jumping competition round, and a time of +2:11.9. Karl-August Tiirmaa, 28, whose 87-meter jump earned him 68.9 points, came in 43rd overall with a time of +5:13.8.

Editor: Aili Vahtla

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